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Blandy Hills Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 774 students

 

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Posted October 24, 2013

good school. like the teachers and principle. seem to care about the kids. Has great expectations for their students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2012

New to the school system and Blandy is top notch ! The great teachers are a product of excellent leadership!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 1, 2012

yeah, if you like high count of kids per class. i wanted my kids to go there but they didnt have any one on one counselors at the time there and theres too many kids in each class. the administrators act like they are the best but i wouldnt know. baldwin county anyways act like uniforms will help boost kids learning and quit the bullying..bull!
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Posted July 6, 2010

Great school :-) I have a daughter in the 2nd grade and in kindergarden. we love it :-)
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Posted May 15, 2008

I am a parent of 4 kids who have either gone through this school or are still attending. The faculty are the best. I know from personal experience that they will go through great lengths to get what these kids deserve and need.
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Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 86% in 2010.

113 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2010.

113 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
78%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2010.

113 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
90%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2010.

118 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2010.

118 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
88%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 91% in 2010.

118 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
90%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 88% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2013.

137 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
84%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
72%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
75%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 90% in 2013.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

116 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

115 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
83%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
64%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
58%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 94% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

129 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
74%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

131 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
83%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

135 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
81%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2012.

131 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
45%

2009

 
 
67%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA) to students in grades 5 and 8. The MGWA is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 59% 37%
White 33% 44%
Hispanic 3% 12%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Charlene Thorpe
Fax number
  • (478) 457-2499

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375 Blandy Rd NW
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone: (478) 457-2495

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